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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...resolved with Halliburton and Transocean the final remaining disputes stemming from the Deepwater Horizon accident," BP spokesman Geoff Morrell said in an emailed statement. "We have now settled all matters relating to the accident with both our...
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Wash. refineries readying for North Dakota oil

...Those trains will travel to and from the refineries on the BNSF line through Bellingham and Ferndale.In an email, BP spokesman Bill Kidd said the project would be completed by late 2013 or early 2014.BP once planned to build a large natural...
BP increases oil field production

...down since August when a leak was found - and expects production to reach 150,000 barrels a day by the weekend, a BP spokesman said Tuesday. Sound off on the important issues at The eastern side of the country's largest oil field ceased production...
BP admits lag in safety inspections

...BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. plans to hire 12 additional inspectors to bring its fire systems into compliance. A BP spokesman also said that hundreds of valves designed to release pressure in pipelines and tanks at the North Slope field have...
BP audit: Corrosion expert job vacant for months before spill

...corrosion prevention activities, the audit found. A BP spokesman said Friday that a replacement for the senior corrosion...of its pipeline-corrosion monitoring division. BP spokesman Scott Dean said Friday that the company has been slow...
BP cutting 20 percent of Anchorage work force Employees were told Monday of the company's decision to change "the size and shape of the organization," BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said. Most workers will know whether they'll be let go by the middle of February, and the cuts will...
BP shuts down 12 oil wells on the North Slope

...than 50 were leaking. Sound off on the important issues at The wells were in the process of being shut down Tuesday, BP spokesman Darren Beaudo said. The action came after workers allegedly told the Financial Times of London of the leaks. The newspaper...
State and local briefly

...takeover of Atlantic Richfield is also delaying plans, a BP spokesman said this week. But the North Slope slump persists...pressure on state officials to approve the agreement. BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell denies that motivation is behind the...
BP reviews its spending plan for Alaska in 2008

...lessen the amount of money BP has to invest and will likely have a significant impact on the oil giant's work plan, BP spokesman Steve Rinehart said Wednesday. "We had teams of people here reviewing virtually every part of our 2008 work plan...
Around the state

...barge and its tow to return to port at Barrow, about 175 miles west of Alaska's vast North Slope oil fields, said BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell from Anchorage. ``We also contacted the North Slope Borough police and asked them to provide some...


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